Minnesota suicide rate edges upward

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say the state’s suicide rate is inching upward. The rate rose to 12.4 per 100,000 people i…

Saudi Arabia: 1 more death from new virus

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Another person in Saudi Arabia has died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 43 the number …

More donations for RI charity auction

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — MTV and Comedy Central have joined singer Taylor Swift in supporting an auction to raise money for charity and cel…

Publisher Matthew Shear dead at age 57

NEW YORK (AP) — A gregarious and widely loved publisher who worked with authors ranging from Doris Kearns Goodwin and Shirley MacLaine to Ja…